Faculty & Staff Directory

Meet the Team

Department of Professional Learning & Innovation

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Nancy B. Mizelle - Prof. Learning & Innovation

Dr. Nancy B. Mizelle

Chair of PLI
Room 126
478-445-6555
Education

EdD, University of Georgia; MEd, Clemson University; BA, Meredith College

Research

Middle Level Education and Teacher Education, Content Area Literacy and Student Motivation, Young Adolescents' Transition from Middle to High School

Professional Service

Reviewer for RMLE Online, Middle Grades Research Journal and Middle School Journal, as well as the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation/Association for Middle Level Education Specialized Professional Association (AMLE/CAEP SPA) and the Georgia Lighthouse Schools to Watch. Active with the National CMLA Advisory Board and the Association for Middle Level Education Foundation Board.

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Diedra Monroe

Ms. Diedra Monroe

Administrative Assistant
101 Kilpatrick Education Center
478-445-5479

Reading, Literacy, and Language Faculty

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Linda Bradley Headshot

Dr. Linda Bradley

Program Coordinator
Room 101A
478-445-2525
Education

PhD, University of Alabama; MA, University of Alabama; BS, Birmingham-Southern College

Research

Arts and Literacy, Writing Development, Beliefs and Practices of Effective Literacy Teachers

Professional Service

Reviewer for Literacy, Research and Instruction; IRB Member; President of Gifted and Talented Association of Baldwin County Schools

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Theresa Magpuri-Lavell

Dr. Theresa Magpuri-Lavell

Professor and Director of the Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy
202 North Clarke Street
478-445-8500
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Alexandra Berglund - Professional Learning & Innovation

Dr. Alexandra Berglund

Room 138
478-445-1154
Education

PhD, University of Georgia; MA, University of Georgia; BA, University of Georgia 

Research

Critical Disability Studies; Disability Studies in Education; Literacy and Rare Diseases; Family Literacy Practices; Popular Culture in Education; Critical Analyses of Children’s Literature, Comics, and Graphic Narratives 

Professional Service

Newsletter Editor, Literacy Research Association Doctoral Student Innovative Community Group; Editorial Board Member, The Dragon Lode; External Reviewer, Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, and the Journal of Language & Literacy Education (JoLLE) 

Foundations of Education Faculty

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Jane Hinson

Dr. Jane Hinson

Program Coordinator, Curriculum & Instruction M.Ed.
Room 105
478-445-6176
Education

EdD, University of North Carolina Greensboro; MEd, University of North Carolina Greensboro; BA, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Research

Philosophy and Educational Theorizing, Teaching and Learning, Aesthestics

Professional Service

Program Evaluation

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Marcie Peck

Dr. Marcia Peck

Program Coordinator, Teacher Leadership
Room 122
478-445-2513
Education

PhD, University of Utah; MEd, University of Utah; BA, University of Utah

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Yeprem Mehranian

Dr. Yeprem Mehranian

Room 130
478-445-2524
Education

 EdD, University of Massachusetts; MS, Bank Street College Of Education, NY; MFA, Cornell University; BFA, Rhode Island School Of Design

Research

Diversity and Equity in Public Schools and Society, Issues of Interdisciplinary and Multimodal Teaching and Learning, The Arts in Teaching and Learning

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Paulette Cross

Dr. Paulette Cross

Room 101B
478-445-8628
Education

 PhD, University of Utah; MED, University of Utah

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Barbara Roquemore

Dr. Barbara Roquemore

Room 104
478-445-5498
Education

EdD, University of Georgia; MEd, Georgia State University; BA, Tift College

Professional Service

Leadership, International Education, Creativity in Instruction, Diversity

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Jim Berger, Ph.D.​

Jim Berger, Ph.D.​

Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Library 3rd floor, Room 375
478-445-2520

Library Media/Instructional Technology Faculty

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Diane Gregg

Dr. Diane Gregg

Program Coordinator
Room 137
478-445-1505
Education

EdD, University of Missouri-St. Louis; MA, Southeast Missouri State University; BS, Southeast Missouri State University

Research

Children’s and Young Adult Literature, Information Literacy, Intellectual Freedom

Professional Service

Service to Library Media/Instructional Technology Students, Service to the Georgia College community, Service to Practicing Media Specialists and Classroom Teachers

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Chris Greer

Dr. Chris Greer

Room 139
478-445-7367
Education

PhD, University of Tennessee; MSEd, University of Memphis; BS, Indiana University

Research

Multimedia Integration in the K-12 Classroom, Student Centered Content Creation for Learning and Achievement

Professional Service

Host of GPB TV show View Finders, Content Creation for GPB Education Portal

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Natalie Toomey

Dr. Natalie Toomey

Room 140
478-445-8615
Education

EdD, Duquesne University; MA, Simpson University; BA, Hiram College

Research

Learner-Computer Interactions, Multimedia Resource Use and Learning Outcomes, Motivation in Knowledge Sharing

Professional Service

Curriculum Committee (COE), Excellence in Service Committee (PLI), Visiting Scholar Review Committee

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Bekir Mugayitoglu - Prof. Learning & Innovation

Dr. Bekir Mugayitoglu

Room 135
478-445-8614
Education

EdD, Duquesne University; MBA, California University of PA; BS, Cumhuriyet University

Research

Computer Science Education, Cybersecurity Education, Computational Thinking, Micro-credential Professional Development

Educational Leadership Faculty

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Cheryl Reynolds

Dr. Cheryl Reynolds

Program Coordinator, Educational Leadership Tier I
Room 102
478-445-7364
Education

PhD, Georgia Southern University; MEd, Georgia Southern University; BS, Georgia Southern University

Research

Personalized Learning, Effective Meetings, Learning Environments (Cognia)

Professional Service

Personalized Learning, Effective Meetings, Learning Environments (Cognia)

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JW Good

Dr. J.W. Good

Program Coordinator, Educational Leadership Tier II
Room 101D
478-445-7363
Education

EdD, University of Virginia; MA, James Madison University; BA, Bridgewater College

Research

Personalized Learning, Effective Meetings, Learning Environments (Cognia)

Professional Service

Personalized Learning, Effective Meetings, Learning Environments (Cognia)

Courtesy Adjunct Faculty

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Noris Price

Dr. Noris Price

Baldwin County Schools Superintendent
Professional Development School Partnership
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Eric Arena

Mr. Eric Arena

Putnam County Schools Superintendent
Professional Development School Partnership